The arts

Artown holds the stage

The second half of Artown 2021 features nationally-known music acts, world-wide cultural connections, kids’ activities, workshops, hundreds of films and art exhibits through the end of July. The 25-year-old annual festival defines summer in the […]

The arts

Art conquers cancer

The cancer diagnosis that came after several other setbacks in Andrea “Drea” Kitchen’s life six years ago nearly tipped the 36-year-old Reno mom over the edge of despair. That’s when art, her long-time hobby, emerged […]

The arts

Art in the plague year

From this Reno arts’ writer’s perspective, the words of the year for 2020 were “catastrophe” and “resilience.” To put it mildly, the pandemic wrought havoc on the arts industry. At this point, the impact is […]

The arts

Art conquers COVID

Art springs anew in Reno, even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  A powerful force in area arts, Sierra Arts Foundation has grown stronger in the last year. The foundation not only survived the […]